We are commercial real estate advisers focused on growth.
What We Enjoy Doing
Site research & selection
Real estate negotiation
Acquisitions & dispositions
Marketing & sales
Zoning & entitlements
Navigating municipal approvals
Always growing, always learning
Why We're Great >
Matt Scales has a background that began in real estate development, working on commercial developments around the Chicagoland area and parts of the United States.
Working on property assemblages and development projects is a true love for Matt. His completed assemblage and development projects include notables such as: the Hillside Town Center in Hillside, IL – a 32 acre multi-property assemblage and subsequent redevelopment into a Target anchored shopping center with a Holiday Inn Express; the acquisition and redevelopment of 3 Hooters branded card room casinos in the State of Washington; and the assemblage and subsequent disposition of 20,000 SF spread across multiple properties in Chicago’s Fulton Market neighborhood.
Matt’s commercial real estate experience includes: land assemblages; acquisition; development projects; tenant representation; disposition of retail, industrial and mixed use properties; acquisition and sales of operating business portfolios with real estate.
Matt holds a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Illinois, an Illinois Real Estate Broker License and certification in project management. He also volunteers on the board of directors for the One for the Kids Chicago-based charity organization and was appointed to public service on the Westmont, Illinois Planning and Zoning Commission.
Marty Casey was born and raised in the Chicagoland area and has a finance degree from the University of Illinois. With over 20 years of commercial real estate experience in property ownership, management and property valuation, Marty offers his clients a unique specialization of the understanding of the components of value and the factors that can affect it.
Since 1997, Marty has been appraising commercial real estate and has received the two highest designations of the Appraisal Institute (MAI, AI-GRS). He is currently licensed in 10 states and offers a broad knowledge of the local market as well as a national perspective on value.
Marty saw the need for his advanced understanding of the valuation of real estate, FF&E and business value in the brokerage world. He works with clients as a business advisor and provides a deep understanding of the market, the trends and the multitude of factors that can influence it. Marty has the ability to perform feasibility studies that gives the client the ability to look into different opportunities with a single property and analyze what scenario will generate the greatest return for the client.
Marty specializes in providing the most up-to-date market-based information that enables his clients the ability to make sound business decisions.
Commercial real estate experience includes the following property types: Industrial, Commercial, Multi-Family, Vacant Land (All Types), Retail (Income Producing Properties) and Subdivision Development.
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Matt and Marty hang their commercial real estate brokerage licenses with @properties Commercial. They're an outstanding firm for real estate professionals who love cutting edge technology, a helpful environment and a positive culture. In 2020, Matt and Marty were the top two producing commercial real estate agents at the @properties
The @properties Commercial team brings a few centuries (adding the years up of agents' brokerage experience) of real estate knowledge and expertise to the table.
This team of commercial real estate agents spans the gamut of focuses - ranging from office space advisors, warehouse and industrial space tenant representation to property listings. By having this network available, the resource pool is virtually endless.
@properties began in the early 2000's and has experienced rapid growth ever since. Leading the way for the professional real estate services in the Chicagoland area.